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Understanding the problem of pigeons in urban spaces

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Pigeons may be part of the everyday cityscape but that doesn’t mean they’re welcome. A common sight on buildings in urban areas, they’re more than just a nuisance. Pigeons can cause real damage to buildings and other structures. Controlling pigeons on your roof is notoriously difficult to achieve in the long run, even with specialist […]

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Before you buy a property in a Conservation Area…

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Buying a residential property in London is a big investment, whether it’s your family home or a buy-to-let, a city pad or a house in the suburbs. If you have your heart set on a property that is located in one of the capital’s many Conservation Areas, there are significant implications that should inform your […]

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What are the issues when buying a listed building?

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Buying a family home is an important investment, but when the property in question is a listed building it’s wise to proceed with caution. There are many responsibilities and restrictions that go with owning and maintaining a beautiful and important piece of history – far beyond the care needed for a standard property – that […]

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Outwit the burglar: how to protect your home from a break in

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While the number of incidents of domestic burglary across England and Wales have fallen in recent years, there are still pockets of crime hotspots. Even in areas of low crime, if you fail to protect your home, you could be inviting trouble. Secure, well-lit homes are less attractive to burglars. Preventative measures are the key […]

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Location, Location, Location: Spotlight on Woolwich

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Situated in south-east London, the unassuming area of Woolwich has been subject to increasing interest over the last few months. With a new Elizabeth Line station set to open at the end of this year, it’s quite understandable that Woolwich has been featured on a lot of lists naming it one of the best areas […]

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Property Fraud: How to protect your bricks and mortar

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Becoming a victim of fraud strikes fear into the hearts of many, but have you considered the consequences of your home or investment property being targeted? It really doesn’t bear thinking about. In 2014, property fraud in the UK totalled nearly £10 million. Since residential property is worth a lot of money and can be […]

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How to guarantee a fast sale on your property

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When it comes to selling a home, it can be a lengthy process. What’s more, the time and energy we spend into putting our home on the market and waiting for the property to attract interest, and then eventually a buyer, can prove to be a stressful process. Of course, there are properties that get […]

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4 Things You Need To Know About Keeping Houseplants Healthy

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Creating an indoor oasis in your home is something that will require a lot of work. The first thing you need to do to create this oasis is to get rid of all of the clutter in your home. Usually, decluttering will lead to a lot of waste being created. Hiring a house clearance London […]

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The Three Critical Stages of Selling Your Home

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It’s a big step to invite an estate agent into your home for the first time. It usually follows several months of discussion, agonising and emotional build-up to reach the decision to sell. You can be fraught with unanswerable questions. The estate agents come round with their smart presentations, snazzy brochures, impressive market commentary and […]

 

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